Keith Ave. log yard back in business

By Rod Link
The Terrace Standard
January 15, 2023
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

A once dormant log yard has come back to life at the far western end of Keith Ave. in the light industrial sector of the city. For the past months it’s been the collection point for companies selling small-diameter logs to interior processors. That’s thanks to a new venture by a business arm of the Lax Kw’alaams Band that owns the Poirier yard. Carl Sampson who is the chief operating officer for Lax Kw’allams Business Development, said the logs are destined for the Kalum Logistics site, owned by the Kitsumkalum First Nation’s economic development arm. From the Kalum Logistics location just across the Kalum River adjacent to Kitsumkalum, the logs will be sent east to various locations, he said. …Kim Haworth, the general manager of the City of Terrace-owned community forest, one of the companies sending logs to the yard, is excited about the opportunities now opening up.

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